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    November 12, 2012
    4:30 - 4:59am PST  

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good morning on this monday the day after veterans day. we check in first with mike. good morning we start with the radar, a cell moving to the north of napa, no reports of any of this making the ground. definitely an indication that warm air is starting to move over this cold ground creating instability. best chance of showers to the north. as we need the afternoon warmer than yesterday, mid to upper 50s along the coast the rest of us in the low to mid 60s. if this is falling in year neighborhood let me know what is going on. here's sue. light so far hoping that is the case if you have this day off, so far, so good no roadwork on the go -- on the
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golden gate bridge roadwork southbound 101 through mill valley strawberry area and lower sausalito side of the waldo grade headed southbound just right lane blocked. northbound embarcadero closed tonight for roadwork at 9:00 until 5 a.m. tomorrow morning. our top story, frightening overnight accident, car flies off an overpass on i-80 and flips on to the freeway in contra costa county in pinole on appian way. this picture sent by the fire department. the dodge ended up on its roof, going southbound on appian way when it hit a concrete guard rail off the overpass and landed on its roof on westbound 80. the car blocked two lanes of traffic. the 20-year-old driver and 21-year-old passenger were able to get out safely. the cause is under investigation. the scene is now clear.
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back at the bargaining take this morning. raley's and union refs will resume negotiations. amy hollyfield is live at the picket line. >> reporter: good news they are going back to the table. even at 5:30 in the morning the picket line continues, a small group making their statement in front of raley's. their union said it is not going to let its guard down this is a small group we have video during the daytime when the crowd is larger and more active many union officials believe their picket lines have diverted customers to other stores and forcing the company to listen and consider their demands. the strike involves 7,000 workers, it started last sunday, this has been going on for over a week, raley's has been negotiating with its
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workers for 15 months. last week made its last bet final offer, members didn't like it and decided to strike. the offer included a two year wage freeze. raley's says it needs to cut costs, saying it is in a fiercely competitive market stalemate happened. now both sides say they are going to come back to the table which could be seen as a good sign the hope is they can reach agreement. we'll keep you posted. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. 4:33. there are pickets line at hostess plants nationwide including one in oakland. thousands on strike three days after the company imposed a contract that would cut wages by 8%. workers in oakland and sacramento are among those who walked off the job. hostess says products are still being made and shipped for now. the company employs 1800 workers in california.
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hostess filed for bankruptcy in january. president obama inviting business and labor leaders to the white house this week or talks on the so-called fiscal cliff. nancy pelosi in san francisco for a veterans day event yesterday is returning to capitol hill to push a deal backed by the president to avoid that fiscal cliff with tax hikes on wealthier households, republicans have already started digging in. >> it will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth, creation of job, cuts, we all know that. also with revenue. >> if a deal with congress is not reached by year's end scheduled budget cuts will be imposed. 400,000 government jobs tied to defense could be slashed. another 400,000 other jobs would be he ed.
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taxes will go up on everyone -- will be eliminated. tax will go up on everyone. congress is demanding answers on the investigation of david petraeus who quit after admitting he an affair. senator feinstein wants to know why the bureau didn't notify her sooner? biographer paula broadwell sent harassing e-mails to another woman in florida. they say jill chilly was a long time military supporter in tampa and a family friend and not romantically involved with petraeus. e-mails triggered the probe. >> i hate to discuss it, except to say there are a number of things that one has to consider. the first of which, was there any kind of national security breach? to date, there was not. >> fbi agents notified high level officials at the justice department about the affair, toward the end of the summer.
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police in union city investigating death of a man found in a trash bin a woman discovered the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning. she called authorities who rushed him to the hospital, where he died. police are persuing active leads and would like anyone with information to call union city police. gilroy family grieving the death of their dog after a pit bull barged into their house and attacked the 67-year-old poodle. the pit -- atack their 6-year-old poodle. >> just this much and the dog nuzzled its head through. >> reporter: the 11-year-old opened the door to let her 2-year-old brother in the house. little did she know a pit bull she had never seen before was at the door too, eager to get in. >> i was trying to close the door the dog pushed it and i slammed it against here. >> reporter: her little
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brother just arrived home with their grandfather who didn't see the pit bull at the door until it was making its way inside the door. >> i've never seen it here. >> reporter: within moments the poodle ran to the door to see what was going on that's when the pit bull attacked. >> the pit bull was here and grabbed my little dog and slammed it up against the >> reporter: at that point the grandfather entered the house and -- >> it locked its jaws on that dog and would not let go i beat my wrist and my knuckles. >> reporter: by then it was too late, lacy was dead, the pit bull kept trying to get into the house, badging his head on the door the grandfather beat the dog with a stick until it walk add way police spent hours looking for the pit bull but came up empty. they say if they find the dog they will keep it under quarantine. >> aggressive, forced its way
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that a house killed a family pet, something we want to stay on top of. >> reporter: sammy and her family have buried lacy in their backyard. >> good way of keeping her in our hearts and realizing that she is right there the. >> she is in a happy place, running around and playing. >> reporter: the pit bull is described as tan in color, white face, white stripe down its chest also wearing a black collar. anyone with information is urged to call gilroy police. lilian kim, abc7 news. quarterback smith will have to go -- smith suffered a concussion in the second quarter of yesterday's game against the rams. he was leveled during one play when he ran with the ball. after that smith dove into the line of scrimmage.
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coach harbaugh took smith out when he complained of blurred vision. the game ended in a tie in overtime. nfl's first tie since 2008. this morning marks the end of the 12 peak wildfire season in most of the bay area. in the central valley western sides of san joaquin. calfire says so far in year california has been hit by 132 wildfires. we want to check on weather. beautiful weekend. crisp, clear, blue skies. >> one more "c" word i would like to add, cold. >> that too. chilly this morning, 30s and 40s radar returns north of -- up 29, we just had them move through petaluma, pulled away from old adobe, now
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moving that way no reports this is making it to the ground it is a storm system moving to our north and the storm track is going to be near the north bay today and tomorrow, more likely lake and mendocino countties gets showers a sprinkle or two may dip into the north bay. dry and slightly warmer today, 30s and 40s through 7, mid 50s lunch hour, upper 50s to low 60s 4:00, most of us in the upper 40s to 50 by 7:00. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, temperatures hit low 60s along the coast, mid 60s for rest of us rain will stay north tomorrow mild wednesday dry thursday afternoon then a storm system approaches thursday night into friday for a better chance of showers. time for traffic. good morning. happy monday a lot of folks have the day off. right now traffic light,
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highway 87 san jose couple cars headed northbound past hp pavillion. first look at bay bridge toll, light, no problems, no issues on upper deck into san francisco, drive out of antioch looking good, no problems here as you make your way towards pitburg and concord. nice drive out of the -- central valley at the limit westbound from tracy up and over the altamont pass, less than 15 minutes. deadly blast levels homes in indiana. next, the big mystery police and firefighters are trying to solve. >> officials begin adding up damage from superstorm sandy, the huge financial aid new york state alone could be
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welcome back. clear from sutro tower off to
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the east little frost in some of our valleys rain on the way. all the details coming up. more news. investigators still don't know what caused a blast in an indiana neighborhood that killed two people saturday night. the explosion was so powerful the house at the center of it, is gone as many as 30 other damaged homes may have to be demolished. damage extents for two blocks. last night neighbors held a candlelight vigil for the second grade teacher and her husband who were killed. it does not appear to be a natural gas leak. new york governor cuomo lance to ask the federal government for 30 billion dollars in disaster aid. -- state officials tally the damage at more than 50 billion dollars , making it the nation's second costly yes, sir storm behind hurricane sandy, 60,000 homes are still
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without electricity, victims -- victims complain they are being kept in the dark. new problem in the disas father -- [ unintelligible ] hurricane sandy number two, number one we'll find out. new study that expectant moms need to hear possible link between common illness and autism. [ inaudible ] apple settles patent dispute the company and htc signed 10 year hreupbtsing agreement they can now
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concentrate more on product development the deal shows a change in attitude for apple. halo 4 the latest in the series one of the best selling franchises of all time. the game lives up to legacy. >> they do a very nice job of putting to the a highly playable, highly fun game may not be the most original, but if you are a fan you are going to have a lot of fun. >> halo 4 is available xÑep
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welcome back. warm air coming back over cold dome sitting in the north bay valleys creating radar returns, so far i haven't seen report of any of this reaching the ground the air is super dry if our valleys best chance of rain up to the north even mountain snow in higher elevations to the north and east of chico and reading where it is going to stay
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today. warm push of moist air low to mid 60s sacramento, fresno, big sur, 49 tahoe, low to mid 70s san diego, los angeles and palm springs. quick update on our superstorm sandy story. it is officially the second costliest storm behind hurricane katrina. >> now a health study out links flu during pregnancy to autism. the study by researchers in denmark and the cdc looked at 97,000 children 8 to 14. researchers say mothers who reported having the flu during pregnancy were twice as likely to have a child with autism as those who did not report having the flu. the study does not suggest high fever or flu causes autism, many experts say there the correlation reinforces recommendation that all pregnant women should get the flu shot. another study says
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children have higher risk of being hyperactive if their mothers constantly used a cell phone during pregnancy exposure during pregnancy impact fetal brain development and may cause hyperactivity that was the case in mice. memory was slightly decreased. contra costa county health officials gearing up to convince smokers to quit for good this week during the 37th annual great american smoke-out. health services will offer it cans that include stress balls, cinnamon sticks and coupons for products that help smokers kick the habit. also lung screenings to detect early onset lung disease. go to abc7news.com to find out where and when the screenings and kits are being offered. another peninsula town reaping benefits of facebook's
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move to menlo park. the company has paid atherton $350,000 to smooth over concerns about increased traffic. the town hasn't decided how it will spend the money. facebook has paid east palo alto $650,000. menlo park received 1.1 million dollars for street improvements and other projects to handle the thousands of new employees in the area. weather, temperatures are they shooting up mike? >> going up, i wouldn't say shooting up. baby steps. good morning. here's a look from vollmer peak in the east bay hills, looking down at emeryville towards san francisco, clear here, we have radar returns up to the north best over american canyon now to the heading towards vacaville and fairfield temperatures come up
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a little with extra clouds in the north bay were you in the mid 30s now low 40s, scattered frost for the third morning in a row 36 livermore, 34 fairfield, 37 half moon bay, 39 los gatos everybody else in the low to mid 40s. 39 watsonville. you have to dress warmly for the morning hours. as we medicine into the afternoon, going to be slightly warmer today than it was over the weekend. warmer days through thursday pattern unsettled with a chance of wet weather friday, get a break saturday, sunday, monday, tuesday of next week we could have heavier rain. açts=w[z highs today 60s everywhere after the 50s over the weekend lowb5jh, 50s at
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the coast, half moon bay from 37 to 58, good jump, nice spread so it will feel better during the afternoon. low to mid 60s monterey bay, mid 60s inland. tonight, looks like a few clouds across the north bay that will keep new the low to mid 40s, 30s east bay valleys, around the bay, mid to upper 40s palo alto 41°. with the storm track going across mendocino and lake counties, a few drops extreme north bay tomorrow, dry wednesday, thursday warm before a chance of showers friday, break saturday better chance of showers sunday into monday of next week. san rafael out of novato past the freitas parkway area towards the civic center light, earlier roadwork in the southern part of the county,
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mostly towards marin city still blocking right lane. nice traffic on the san mateo from hayward towards foster city. few cars, not any delays, 13, 14 minute drive, typical. northbound embarcadero closed tonight for roadwork starting 9:00 until 5 a.m. tomorrow morning. we'll check on that progress tomorrow morning. earlier car fire southbound 280 at trust dale has been cleared -- at trusdale has been yeared. reports if you travel ace train out of manteca 10 minutes late due to a car on the tracks cleared at this point. hayward police asking for help from anyone who knows something about the death of a man hose body was found in an awe -- whose body was found in an auto repair shop. >> family and friends held a
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candlelight vigil last night for 19-year-old ernesto outside the building on mission boulevard where he was found. police say he vanished in early october, his body was found last week. police say it appears his body had been in the auto repair shop for several days. investigators believe he was murdered. small plane that took off from salinas bound for nebraska crashed saturday night in the sierra nevada mountains killing both men onboard. omaha television station identified the victims as a doctor and his 67-year-old father. the faa is investigating what caused their cessna to go down. struggling airline industry facing another crisis, pilot shortage. federal mandates will take effect next summer requiring new pilots to have 1500 hours
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of flight experience, six times the current minimum. thousands of senior pilots at major airlines will hit mandatory retirement age of 65, it could add up to the most serious pilot shortage since the 60s. new study reveals china driving major growth in number of international students in american colleges and universities. the number of students from other countries grew by 6% last year. nearly a quarter are from china. the study says money is a big factor in the increase, international students usually pay full out of state tuition without financial aid for financially strapped schools they are attractive. lakers have new head coach, not phil jackson. the team announced before midnight that mike deanthony will be joining he previously coached the suns and nicks he
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replaces mike brown who the lakers fired five games into the season. he was chosen after negotiations with phil jackson broke down over the weekend. san francisco police officer stops stolen vehicle what the driver did that had police swarming a construction site. [ inaudible ] .
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